Digital Navy Fuso

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by barry, Jul 15, 2004.

  1. jrts

    jrts Active Member

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    Hi Barry

    Looks fantastic mate.

    With the blast bags I used lazer paper as Jim said, the reason I used this was that my fingers not being so good I kept ripping the light stuff.
    I also found that if you crumple the paper realy well its just as pliable as bog roll.

    Keep up the great work

    Rob
  2. Jim Krauzlis

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    "bog roll"? :lol:

    That's a new one for me. :D

    Great job on the turret details, Barry! :D

    With each update Fuso is looking better and better...which is amazing considering I thought she looked fantastic before the details you just added.

    Thanks for the update photos, mate!

    Cheers!

    Jim
  3. silverw

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    hEY bARRY

    This is a "WONDERMENT" :oops:

    I have been thinking about blast bags for my DREADNOUGHT, and have been thinking about KLeenex or bathroom tissue. I haven't tried anything yet ,. what do you think???

    PS Give ya a 10/10 on the photos :D
  4. Maurice

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    Bill

    Whatever the material :roll: , I think Roman's idea to first attach it to the inside of the gun house is brilliant. (although Barry may not want to know that at this stage :( )
    Would even work for those awful saggy baggies the RN often went in for.

    Barry

    Great pics., great build.

    Cheers
    Maurice
  5. DN

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    Maurice is right - it is essential, from my point of view, to attach the "rough" blast bag from the inside of the turret front plate. The main problem I was facing was to get smooth and precise line of the bag at the front plate of the turret.
    When everything is assembled I soak the tissue with diluted white glue and “form" it to the final shape.
  6. barry

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    Hi All

    Thanks for all the help fellas

    Bill

    The superior type "bog roll" is great not the stuff with "Supplied by the management " printed on it.

    Maurice

    Never mind I can always build another gun to see how much better it looks.

    ps Wisley still looks the same except for a few improvements in the amenities

    DN

    Thanks for the tips

    Jim

    It's no good asking for toilet rolls "up North" mate

    regards

    barry
  7. Jim Krauzlis

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    Great tips, Roman!

    Well, guess I'll be using "piano roll paper" or "bog paper" on my blast bags... :lol:

    Cheers!

    Jim
  8. barry

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    Integrated funnel

    Hi

    Finally had to glue the funnel down tonight added some of the bits to integrate it into the deck furniture. Means adding another couple of steam pipes in. Got to buy some acrylic paints because the flash always cuts through the watercolour.

    barry
  9. barry

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    Seaplane rails

    Hi

    Seaplane rails and a few other bits of deck gear.

    barry
  10. Jim Krauzlis

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    Nice set of photos, Barry. :D
    Great work on the details, looking better and better with each update!

    Cheers!

    Jim
  11. barry

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    Deck bits

    Just a few more bits added slowly filling the white bits

    barry
  12. DN

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    Barry, just keep your shipyard running and don't worry too much about those white spots (I know, it seems like there are gazillions of them to fill :twisted: . It's coming out great and you are almost there.
  13. jrts

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    Hi Barry

    Great work mate, a fine addition to your fleet.
    The only worry you have is to keep us happy with more photos :lol: :lol:

    Look forward to the next set

    Rob
  14. barry

    barry Active Member

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    Thanks DN and Rob

    The real worry is finishing her I will have done the two ships I drooled most over, then comes the question having been thoroughly spoilt by the design it is going to be a hard act to follow.

    It's not a worry yet I still have all the railings to do on Fuso and Takao as well or just maybe I can build a 1940's version of Takao like Rob and Yamato.



    barry
  15. garyj36

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    Get a hold of a fly USS California , as it took part in sinking her. Personally I'd like to see Roman sell upgrades for this to different fits or maybe a fuso conversion.
  16. barry

    barry Active Member

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    Well hopefully by the time I finish Fuso Gremir will have brought another destroyer so all is not lost. In the meantime I have Alaska, Bursa, Radomka, Akitsushimi, Exeter and Warspite to build plus several planes from DeWayne so I shall not lack kits to build.

    barry
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    Barry,

    There is Saumarez and Glowworm is almost ready ;-)
    Next year however will be VERY interesting 8)
  18. Jim Krauzlis

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    Good stuff, mate! :D

    Not to worry after finishing her, it seems, since you've got a bit of a fleet to work on. :lol:

    We all enjoy the updates and, like Rob said, just favor us with a few more photos when you can. :wink:

    Super job!

    Cheers!

    Jim
  19. silverw

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    Hey, Barry.... great looking stuff you're showin us here.
    I"ve just got about a week left on the "ARROW", ... then it's time to blow the dust off my boat. I'll know where to come to get HELP!!!
  20. tino

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    Your Fuso is simple great... I don´t know what to say it is a so amazing ship and an amazing builder...